September 8, 1963 - June 27, 2011
Born in Dayton, OH
Resided in Piqua, OH
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Kenneth E. Minniear, 47, of 454 Young St., Piqua, died at 8:55 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011 at his residence. He was born September 8, 1963, in Dayton, to Dennis and Zela (Kriegbaum) Minniear; his parents survive in Englewood. He married Melissa L. Martin on May 4, 1985 in Ithaca; she survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Kristen (Nathan) Call of Troy and Cheryl Minniear (fiancé Tim Malone) of Troy; three grandchildren, Joseph Gebhart, Michael Minniear, and Jenna Malone; a step-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Malone; a sister, Teresa Starr of Vandalia; sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, Tammy (Greg) Branson, Lewis (Bev) Martin, Bill (Linda) Schellenbarg, Don Martin, Keith (Georgia) Martin; nieces Nicole Minniear and Megan O'Dell; nephew David Starr; and two aunts, Raenna Hatmaker and Darlene Deaton. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Melvin and Wanda Kriegbaum, and Orville and Pauline Minniear.

Ken attended Northmont Schools and Northridge Church of the Nazarene in Dayton. He had worked at Faurecia in Troy. He enjoyed fishing, working on and rebuilding cars, and time spent with his family and grandchildren.

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, July 1, at New Horizon Church of God, 527 N. Market St., Troy, with Rev. Joe Hill officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, Inc., P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Arrangements are being handled through the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may also be expressed through




New Horizon Church of God
527 N. Market St.
Troy, OH US 45373
Friday, July 1, 2011
3:00 PM

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